Afghan Refugees in Iran: From Refugee Emergency to Migration Management

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Strand, Arne;Suhrke, Astri; & Harpviken, Kristian Berg (2004) Afghan Refugees in Iran: From Refugee Emergency to Migration Management, CMI Policy Brief, : CMI/PRIO.

Iran, which has patiently hosted a large Afghan refugee population for some time, has been preparing to adjust its refugee policy in line with post-Taliban developments within Afghanistan. The new Iranian policy entails difficult political choices for the host government and possibly painful consequences for the Afghans in Iran.

Policy Brief (8 pages)

Authors

Arne Strand

Arne Strand

Centre Manager, PRIO Cyprus Centre

Astri Suhrke

Astri Suhrke

Senior Researcher, CMI

Kristian Berg Harpviken

Kristian Berg Harpviken

PRIO Director

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